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Events Calendar

This page lists events that are of interest to the global community of developmental biologists: conferences, meetings, training courses, workshops.

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November 2017

Keystone Symposia: Frontiers of Serotonin Beyond the Brain

Scholarship/Discounted Abstract: July 11, 2017
Abstract: August 10, 2017
Discounted Registration: September 12, 2017

Serotonin plays extra-cerebral roles in adults and development. This symposium aims to reveal insights into serotonin’s role in peripheral tissues in disease diagnosis, prevention and treatment.

November 12, 2017 — November 15, 2017
Park City, Utah, USA

CRISPR Genome Editing: Design & Strategy

The next CRISPR Genome Editing: Design & Strategy’ hands-on intensive training course will be hosted at Homerton College, University of Cambridge, UK, on 13th & 14th November 2017.

conference course workshop
November 13, 2017 — November 14, 2017
Hometon College, University of Cambridge, CB2 8PH

Epigenomics of Common Diseases

Join leading scientists from epigenomics, genetics and bioinformatics to discuss the latest developments in this fast-moving area.

  • Ageing
  • Evolution and epigenetics
  • Inheritance of epigenetic programmes
  • Epigenomics of brain disease
  • Causality in epigenetic studies
  • 4D nucleome
  • Enhancers and regulatory networks
  • Computational epigenomics and bioinformatics
  • Technologies
November 14, 2017 — November 17, 2017
Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge, UK

January 2018

Gordon Research Conference: Bones and Teeth

From Skeletal and Dental Stem Cells to Rare Bone Diseases and Integrative Physiology

Application deadline: 31st December 2017

January 28, 2018 — February 02, 2018
Galveston, Texas

February 2018

Gordon Research Conference: Craniofacial Morphogenesis and Tissue Regeneration

Craniofacial Development and Disease: From Molecules to Patients

Application deadline: 14th January 2018

February 11, 2018 — February 16, 2018
Lucca, Italy

Fusion Conferences – Epigenetics (From Mechanisms to Disease)

Chairs: Dr. Giacomo Cavalli (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique) & Dr. Luciano Di Croce (Centre for Genomic Regulation)

This conference integrates the burgeoning field of epigenetics with the underlying processes of chromatin organization, transcription regulation and aspects of stem cell biology.

conference workshop
February 15, 2018 — February 18, 2018
Cancun, Mexico

Keystone Symposia: Endoderm Development and Disease – Cross-Organ Comparison and Interplay

Scholarship Deadline: October 25, 2017
Discounted Abstract Deadline: October 25, 2017 (for Short Talk consideration)
Abstract Deadline: November 28, 2017
Discounted Registration Deadline: December 20, 2017

February 25, 2018 — March 01, 2018
Taos, New Mexico, USA

Keystone Symposia: Aging, Inflammation and Immunity

Scholarship & Discounted Abstract Deadline: Oct 26, 2017
Abstract Deadline: Nov 29, 2017
Discounted Registration Deadline: Dec 21, 2017

Joint with the conference on “Immunological Memory: Innate, Adaptive and Beyond”

February 25, 2018 — March 01, 2018
Austin, Texas, USA

Keystone Symposia: Vascular Biology and Human Diseases: From Molecular Pathways to Novel Therapeutics

cholarship Deadline: Oct 25, 2017
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Oct 25, 2017
Abstract Deadline: Nov 28, 2017
Discounted Registration Deadline: Dec 20, 2017

February 25, 2018 — March 01, 2018
Santa Fe, New Mexico

Fusion Conferences: Nuclear Receptors (New Roles for Nuclear Receptors in Development, Health and Disease)

Join scientific chairs Charlotte Bevan (Imperial College London), Karen Knudsen (Thomas Jefferson University) Simak Ali (Imperial College London) in Cancun for the Fusion Nuclear Receptors (New Roles for Nuclear Receptors in Development, Health and Disease) conference.

conference workshop
February 27, 2018 — March 02, 2018
Cancun, Mexico

March 2018

Keystone Symposia: Gene Control in Development and Disease

Scholarship Deadline: November 28, 2017
Discounted Abstract Deadline: November 28, 2017
Abstract Deadline: December 20, 2017
Discounted Registration Deadline: January 17, 2018

This conference is being held jointly with “Chromatin Architecture and Chromosome Organization.”

March 23, 2018 — March 27, 2018
Whistler, British Columbia, Canada

2nd International FishMed Conference on Zebrafish Research (FishMed2018)

Keynote Speaker: Randall Peterson, University of Utah, USA

Young FishMed Keynote Speaker: Benoit Vanhollebeke, Université libre de Bruxelles, Belgium

The preliminary programme is available at the FishMed2018 webpage.

Registration starts on October 1, 2017.

March 25, 2018 — March 27, 2018
International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology in Warsaw (IIMCB), Poland

July 2018

ZDMS Meeting

Zebrafish Disease Models Society Meeting

July 10, 2018 — July 13, 2018
Leiden, Netherlands